Occupational Diseases

Occupational diseases are not caused by workplace accidents but rather by factors such as chemical exposure and repetitive stress. When workers are exposed to such factors over many years, they can develop debilitating diseases that render them temporarily or permanently disabled.

If you or someone close to you has developed an occupational disease in California, the Law Offices of Bo Katzakian is here to help you pursue the workers' compensation benefits you need and deserve. We understand the hardships you face, and we are prepared to help you with all aspects of your workers' comp claim or appeal. Contact us today.

Types Of Occupational Diseases

The main causes of occupational diseases are exposure to toxic chemicals and prolonged, unhealthy work activities. Some of the diseases caused by toxic chemical exposure include:

  • Mesothelioma
  • Asbestosis
  • Skin cancer
  • Lung cancer

Diseases caused by unhealthy and dangerous job activities include:

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic pain syndrome

Workers' compensation is intended to cover injuries that take place at work and occupational diseases caused by workplace activities. If your employer tries to limit or deny your coverage, the law is on your side. We can be your strong advocate as you pursue your workers' compensation benefits. We have been a strong ally for numerous injured and disabled workers throughout California's Central Coast.

Workers' Comp Lawyer Handling Occupational Disease Claims

If you have suffered a spinal cord injury or any injury to the back or neck, our law firm is here to protect your right to compensation. Contact our law office today online or by telephone at 866-658-7110 to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced occupational disease attorney in San Jose.